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37 Reasons For

Eighteen Industry Awards

This Sony camera is one of the most awarded of all the compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

The reviewers at PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Ferra.ru, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com all concluded that this digital camera was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Five other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this compact camera. Ephotozine, Akam.no, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Fotovideo.nu all gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Gold" from both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which decided that this digital camera was marvellous.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this compact camera was carefully designed. This Sony digital camera received an "Innovative Design" award from both Hardwarezone.com.sg and 3dnews.ru.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Fourty-four experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com have rated this compact camera on average 82 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, DSC-RX1 owners rated this digital camera as exceptional.

Good Quality Pictures

Several customers thought it was able to produce good images. Two years ago Birminghambloke wrote “Photos are fantastic”. Peter Allen mentioned in his Sony DSC-RX1 review on Amazon four years ago “That missing 10% is where a lot of nice photos live”. Sanjay Gurung said on Amazon “You can take brilliant photos with very basic knowledge about photography”.

Eleven people thought the Sony DSC-RX1 had a good image sensor. Peter Allen mentioned in his Sony DSC-RX1 review on Amazon “The sensor captures a breathtaking dynamic range, at least in comparison with my previous camera (the Sony Nex5, itself a fine machine” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Virtua gave the product a very good review score and mentioned on Amazon “For what your getting I think it's ok - theres a full sensor in there”. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned “The RX1 rocks the same glorious 24.3MP sensor as Sony’s f” in their review.

A number of Sony DSC-RX1 owners mentioned that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Peter Allen wrote four years ago “A bit more grip would make one handed shooting easier”. Five years ago expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera “Offers 5fps continuous shooting”. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review “The RX100s compact size, high resolution”.

One Sony DSC-RX1 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light.

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Good Quality Lens

A few people wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-RX1 had a good lens. Virtua said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “This is an amazing camera - the lens and the sensor go together very well”. Virtua also wrote “Its portable with an amazing lens”. Expert website Cnet.com mentioned “With a terrific lens and a great full-frame sensor” in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 and rated the product 80 out of 100.

One Sony DSC-RX1 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-RX1 concluded that it had a good autofocus.

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Easy to Use

Several people considered that it was easy to use. Peter Allen said in his review of the Sony DSC-RX1 on Amazon four years ago “The aperture ring on the lens works nicely, its really intuitive”. Sanjay Gurung said last year “This is a beautiful small size full frame camera and it's very easy to use”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their Sony DSC-RX1 review on Good Gear Guide.com.au “Has a control scheme that’s easy to understand” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

A few customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. One customer said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Birminghambloke scored it 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Its easy to forget its there so comfortable enough”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good experience. Peter Allen said on Amazon “Believe me, in your hands I am sure it would do better! In my experience this is a product that will improve your photography over time” in his Sony DSC-RX1 review and scored it very highly.

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Robust

Some Sony DSC-RX1 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was well made. Peter Allen wrote on Amazon “The camera is solid and very well-made, as you'd expect for the price” in his review of the Sony DSC-RX1 and rated it as excellent. Ukreviewer wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 on Amazon “The build quality is excellent”. Ukreviewer also said “If you have ever used a Fuji X100 I would say it is similar in speed to that.I really wish they had made it with a built in viewfinder”.

Nice Design

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Howard Barnett Wedding Photographer said in his review “Beautiful images” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Peter Allen mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Brilliant and beautiful” . Peter Allen also said “The images it pumps out beautiful and brilliant”.

Some Sony DSC-RX1 owners wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Expert website Smh.com.au said “The quality is outstanding, with all controls and menus smooth and lu” .

One Sony DSC-RX1 owner wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Virtua said on Amazon “Greatly benefit from that lens and the neat feature of adjusting the shutter speed to give slower movement” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who bought the product wrote that it was luxurious. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.my said four years ago “Is a luxurious second (or twenty second) camera for the perso” in their Sony DSC-RX1 review.

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Good Size

Some Sony DSC-RX1 reviewers who bought the Sony DSC-RX1 concluded that it was compact. Birminghambloke mentioned “Way more compact” in their Sony DSC-RX1 review. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review “As an increasing number of compacts and compact system cameras have adopted APS-C sensors, focus has shifted on the prospect of full-frame alternatives trickling down in the same way” and scored it 5 stars. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Sony DSC-RX1 review on expert website Ephotozine four years ago “The Sony Cyber-shot RX1 is the World's first compact camera with a full-frame sensor”.

Several Sony DSC-RX1 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good structurally. Smh.com.au wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 “Construction is superbly retro and the quality is outstanding, with all controls” .

One person concluded that the Sony DSC-RX1 was a good body shape. Ukreviewer wrote “When you consider what you would have to pay for a lens of this quality on a full frame body then it looks very reasonable”. One customer thought the Sony DSC-RX1 was a good depth. Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It brings the low light, high dynamic range and shallow depth of field benefits of a full-fra” .

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Good Product Quality

Several people reckoned that the Sony DSC-RX1 was good quality. Four years ago Peter Allen wrote in his review of this digital camera “This really is DSLR quality in a small” and scored it very highly. Ukreviewer rated it 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Outstanding Image Quality”. Ukreviewer also mentioned “You certainly won't be disappointed with the image quality from this camera”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. Three years ago Mr. K. J. Cox mentioned “Panasonic gx7 do the opposite give a great viewfinder rotating screen then cap you on censor size” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Peter Allen rated the product 5 stars and he said “Unless you are a die-hard viewfinder user, I'd recommend not getting the electronic viewfinder” in his review.

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “A 3 inch screen, built in pop-up flash”.

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Good Support

Two customers thought it had good technical guidance. Peter Allen scored the product 5 stars and he said “A proper manual focus, instead of fly by wire, would have been really nice” in his review of the Sony DSC-RX1. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ said “Buying Guide Best compact camera Sony is very keen to prove itself as a serious player in the imaging market” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Video Capture

A number of customers who bought the product concluded that it was good for video recording. Four years ago Virtua said on Amazon “The movie quality is good, perhaps not great with autofocus in low light - it does”. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “Full HD movies at 50p/60p or 25p/24p” and gave the Sony DSC-RX1 a score of 5 stars.

Sony Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

On average Sony compact cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all cameras produced by Sony.

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Good Technical Features

A few Sony DSC-RX1 owners who purchased the Sony DSC-RX1 considered that it had good features. Two years ago Birminghambloke wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The auto features make it even better than the 5D”. Imaging-Resource.com wrote in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 “The Sony RX1 is a remarkable camera in almost every respect, from the full-frame sensor hiding inside its incredibly compact body, through its excellent lens, great feature set”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-RX1 reviewer who purchased it thought it was quiet. Luminous-Landscape.com wrote “Which features an integrated 35mm f/2 silent leaf shutter Carl Zeiss lens” in their review.

Good Flash

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good flash.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX1, the Sony DSC-RX1 has a built-in flash.

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Very High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago is 10MP, the highest is 29MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. With a megapixel of 24.3 megapixels, the DSC-RX1 has a very high megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-RX1.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

SD compatible memory cards

This camera supports an MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of compact cameras that have been around for more than two years is 2x and the biggest is 120x. The DSC-RX1 has a quite big digital zoom (9.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-RX1.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the DSC-RX1 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Sony digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-RX1.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Sony DSC-RX1 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this Sony camera.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The DSC-RX1 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 2640 x 1488, 2640 x 1760, 3872 x 2160, 3936 x 2216, 3936 x 2624, 5536 x 2160, 6000 x 3376 and 8192 x 1856 and 12416 x 1856. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-RX1 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,229,000 pixel, the Sony DSC-RX1 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average display resolution (numeric) of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-RX1 is 800,000 pixels.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max)s of digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 1,600 to 52,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600, the Sony DSC-RX1 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX1 is 11. When compared to other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Sony DSC-RX1's maximum aperture number of 22 is one of the smallest.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 33MP, and the average total megapixels is 18MP. With a total megapixels of 24.7 megapixels, the DSC-RX1 has a quite many total megapixels compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-RX1.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the DSC-RX1 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The DSC-RX1 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-RX1 the worst image resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Supports Twenty-Four ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-RX1 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-RX1. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "12800", "16000", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The DSC-RX1 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DSC-RX1.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Sony DSC-RX1 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction across all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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TFT Display

The Sony DSC-RX1 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this type and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display amongst all digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst display amongst comparable types of digital camera is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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13 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few Sony DSC-RX1 reviewers reckoned that it was not cheap. Ukreviewer mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-RX1 on Amazon “The price of the camera itself is expensive”. Virtua mentioned in their review of this digital camera “My review is to point out just how expensive Amazon are selling it for” yet they still rated this digital camera 5 stars. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “It's a seriously expensive camera that appeals to well-heeled enthusiasts.” in their review although they scored the product 80 out of 100.

A few people said that the Sony DSC-RX1 was not good value for money. Virtua said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “What I don't understand is how Amazon can be showing a price of over £3K - way higher than the rrp - that clearly is not value for money”. Expert website Popphoto.com mentioned “It carries a hefty price tag” . Tech.uk.msn.com said “The fixed lens dazzles with its versatile range of control options though watch out for costly accessories” in their review.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not a bargain for the price. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “That doesn't come cheap” in their review.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-RX1 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-RX1 do have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DSC-RX1 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago, the DSC-RX1 does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Sony DSC-RX1 does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-RX1 also do not support video capability.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-RX1, the Sony DSC-RX1 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DSC-RX1, the Sony DSC-RX1 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not 3D

The Sony DSC-RX1 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DSC-RX1 are also not 3D.

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Not Cheap

We checked 22 cameras of this type and age and they range in price from £301 to £2,499. We think that this Sony digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras of this type and age.

Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Sony DSC-RX1 is more than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This Sony camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DSC-RX1. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 453 grams, the DSC-RX1 is one of the heavier digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the DSC-RX1 amongst cameras of this age. The weights of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 130g to 560g, and the average weight is 310g.

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Only Features One Image Quality Adjustment

The number of image adjustment modes featured on the DSC-RX1 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently featured image quality adjustment is Contrast, but this image quality adjustment is not featured on this digital camera. The image quality adjustments Brightness are also featured on this Sony digital camera.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago the battery life (max)s range from 0.5h to 520h, and the average battery life (max) is 89h. With a battery life (max) of only 1.83 hours, the DSC-RX1 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-RX1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the DSC-RX1 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Fixed Focal Length
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Quality Adjustment
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Panorama
Macro Focusing Range

18 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice fotovideo.nu Recommended log.com.tr Editor's Choice 3dnews.ru Innovative Design PC Mag Editor's Choice Ephotozine Recommended Akam.no Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice DP Review Gold ferra.ru Editor's Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended hardwarezone.com.sg Innovative Design

Expert Reviews

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15 October 2015

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1 August 2014

The Sony RX1R flies very close to being our perfect camera, but the occasionally slow autofocus keeps it from being a camera you can rely on 100 per cent. It is small enough to be taken anywhere,...

26 May 2014

Forget the three grand price tag for a moment and just think about how appealing is the idea of a digital compact camera with a 35mm-sized sensor. Suddenly, the ?sticker shock' isn't quite so... Read more…

27 December 2013

It's too expensive, but the RX1 looks super-cool, packs a punch considering its small size and contains everything you need to produce great images. The fixed lens dazzles with its versatile range... Read more…

29 August 2013

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 January 2013 by JDL
JDL would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 (Verified Purchase)

Build quality is stellar. The feel of the focus ring, the aperture ring, buttons, even the all-metal lens cap, all feel top notch and worthy of the admittedly high price. Image quality is... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Amudgarden
Amudgarden would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 (Verified Purchase)

I purchased the RX1 primarily as a compact "carry-around" alternative to my DSLR. The selling point, for me, was the full-frame sensor. This was the first Sony camera product I've owned, so I was... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2013 by Tommy
Tommy would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 (Verified Purchase)

The RX1 is a fabulous and misunderstood camera. First: Why it is great. - One of the finest 35mm focal length lenses ever made - Sharp, Sharp, Sharp! f/2 through f/16 - Outstanding bokeh - One of... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2013 by Z
Z would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 (Verified Purchase)

I am a hobyist photographer, the only profesional cameras I have, I inherited from my Grandmother, who was a professional photographer. This is my first decent digital camera, and I have puchased... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2013 by Alan
Alan would recommend the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1

I have had my RX1 for about 2 months, and I can safely say that it is the most enjoyable camera that I have ever owned, even more so than my beloved Contax G2. The mere fact that Sony was able to... Read more…

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